Silver Jews main man David Berman's new project, Purple Mountains, will release their self-titled debut album on July 12 via Drag City. As mentioned he made the record with most of Woods as his band, with Jarvis Taveniere and Jeremy Earl producing. They've just shared the first single "All My Happiness is Gone" which sounds like noodling (or tuning) at first but then opens up into a big-sounding productions, opening with the line "Friends are warmer than gold...when you're old."  Watch the song's video, and check out the album art and tracklist, below.

Purple Mountains will also be touring in August and September, starting with Huichica East (they are probably the "Mystery Band" on the initial flyer), and hitting most major cities in the U.S. and Canada. There are two NYC-area shows: Jersey City's White Eagle Hall on 8/11 and Brooklyn's Murmrr Theatre on 8/31. Tickets for Murmrr and White Eagle Hall are on sale now. All dates are listed below.


<strong>Purple Mountains tracklist
01 That’s Just the Way I Feel
02 All My Happiness Is Gone
03 Darkness and Cold
04 Snow Is Falling in Manhattan
05 Margaritas at the Mall
06 She’s Making Friends, I’m Turning Stranger
07 I Loved Being My Mother’s Son
08 Nights That Won’t Happen
09 Storyline Fever
10 Maybe I’m the Only One for Me

Purple Mountains - 2019 Tour Dates
Sat-Aug-10 Pine Plains, NY Huichica East
Sun-Aug-11 Jersey City, NJ White Eagle Hall
Mon-Aug-12 Philadelphia, PA World Cafe Live
Wed-Aug-14 Washington, DC Black Cat
Thu-Aug-15 Asheville, NC Grey Eagle
Fri-Aug-16 Knoxville, TN Pilot Light
Sat-Aug-17 Nashville, TN Mercy Lounge
Mon-Aug-19 Louisville, KY Odeon
Tue-Aug-20 St. Louis, MO Blueberry Hill Duck Room
Wed-Aug-21 Iowa City, IA The Mill
Fri-Aug-23 Minneapolis, MN Cedar Cultural Center
Sat-Aug-24 Chicago, IL Sleeping Village
Sun-Aug-25 Chicago, IL Sleeping Village
Tue-Aug-27 Toronto, ON Lee's Palace
Wed-Aug-28 Montreal, QC La Sala Rossa
Fri-Aug-30 Boston, MA Sinclair
Sat-Aug-31 New York, NY Murmrr Theatre
Fri-Sep-06 Raleigh, NC Hopscotch Festival
Fri-Sep-13 Seattle, WA Neptune
Sat-Sep-14 Walla Walla, WA Huichica Walla Walla
Sun-Sep-15 Portland, OR Wonder Ballroom
Wed-Sep-18 San Francisco, CA Chapel
Sun-Sep-22 Los Angeles, CA Lodge Room

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